• Do you love Genealogy? Why not write for us? we're looking for volunteers to write articles for Family history. Please contact us for further information.

Margaret Thomson 1846. Dumbarton, Scotland

p.risboy

Loyal Member
Staff member
Moderator
Posts
18,025
Likes
413
Location
In Ireland, but born Bucks.
#1
She married Reuben Gilson 11 May 1869. Anderston, Glasgow. Her Parents were John Thomson(Occ.Blacksmith) & Susan(nee' Baird).

Margaret Gilson married Enoch Bedson, 18 Apr 1885 • West Gorton, All Saints, Lancashire. (Both were widowed).

I cannot find a birth/baptism for Margaret Thomson/Thompson, nor a marriage in ScotlandsPeople, for her parents John & Susan.

Gilson.JPG2.JPG


Has anyone any ideas.

Steve.:)
 

Ellie7

Loyal Member
Posts
6,829
Likes
800
Location
north ayrshire
#2
Name Margaret Gilson
***
Female
Age
26
Event Date
1871
Event Place
Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
Event Place (Original)
St John The Baptist, Cheshire, England
Sub-District
Chester Castle
Enumeration District
6
Event Type
CensusBirth Year (Estimated) 1845Birthplace Dumbarton, Scotland
Marital Status
Married
Relationship to Head of Household
Wife
Entry Number
13
 

gibbo

Loyal Member
Posts
23,145
Likes
997
Location
queensland
#5
Dont know if its your fella or if it is you might already have this. Coincidence?

Reuben Gilson, stonemason, was charged by Mary Thompson, single woman of Scalford, with been the father of her illegitimate child - Defendant did not appear, and was ordered to pay 2s per week.
Leicester Chronicle - Saturday 08 December 1866

This one says where he is from

Reuben Gilson, stonemason, of Meltor, was charged Mary Thompson with being the father of her child. Ordered to pay 2*. p*r week.
 
Last edited:

p.risboy

Loyal Member
Staff member
Moderator
Posts
18,025
Likes
413
Location
In Ireland, but born Bucks.
#6
Yes, that's the chap. I have that piece of information already. I haven't followed it up though.

Not knowing when the illigimate child was born, and what surname it would go by, maybe a problem. Also, was Mary Thomson a sister to Margaret.?????????
But maybe.......................??

THOMPSON, ANNIE MARIA - no maiden name.
GRO Reference: 1865 S Quarter in MELTON MOWBRAY Volume 07A Page 227

THOMPSON, HARRIET - no maiden name.
GRO Reference: 1866 D Quarter in MELTON MOWBRAY Volume 07A Page 240

!871 Uk Census.

Name: Anne M Thompson
Age: 5
Estimated Birth Year: 1866
Relation: Granddaughter
Gender: Female
Where born: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England
Civil parish: Melton Mowbray
Town: Melton Mowbray
County/Island: Leicestershire
Country: England
Registration district: Melton Mowbray
Sub-registration district: Melton Mowbray
ED, institution, or vessel: 2
Household schedule number: 101
Piece: 3294
Folio: 34
Page number: 21

Maria Thompson 55 Head
Isaac Thompson 21 Son
William Thompson 16 Son
Mary Thompson 24 Daughter. Single.
Anne M Thompson 5 Granddaughter
Harriet Thompson 4 Granddaughte
r


Many thanks Gibbo.(y)
 

emeltee

Loyal Member
Posts
5,797
Likes
316
Location
Liverpool
#7
Mary Thompson baptised 4 October 1846 Scalford, Leics parents Stephen and Maria.

Stephen and Maria had a shedload of children baptised in Scalford but no Margaret. They couldn't be Margaret's parents as the names are wrong.
 

p.risboy

Loyal Member
Staff member
Moderator
Posts
18,025
Likes
413
Location
In Ireland, but born Bucks.
#8
Mary Thompson baptised 4 October 1846 Scalford, Leics parents Stephen and Maria.

Stephen and Maria had a shedload of children baptised in Scalford but no Margaret. They couldn't be Margaret's parents as the names are wrong.
Just trying to link this......................'Reuben Gilson, stonemason, was charged by Mary Thompson, single woman of Scalford, with being the father of her illegitimate child - Defendant did not appear, and was ordered to pay 2s per week'.
 

emeltee

Loyal Member
Posts
5,797
Likes
316
Location
Liverpool
#9
Post#6

"Also, was Mary Thomson a sister to Margaret.?????????"

Just saying that in answer to your question I don't think Mary and Margaret were related. There is also a Reuben Gilson born Melton Mowbray in 1840 to William and Charlotte who may be the father of Mary's illegitimate child.
 

Similar threads

Top